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Submitted by David Brostoff

Information Picture Question
Category: Interpretation
Approval Date: 1/19/2022 12:28 PM
Family Surname: Blacker
Country: USA
Date of Image: 1906
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I would be grateful to anyone who can read the first name of the passenger on line 30, whose last name is Blacker.

She is an unmarried sister of Frieda (Blacker) Brostoff on line 28.

I will post another page from the same passenger list for handwriting comparison.


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1/19/2022 11:37 PM It's the name of a female.
Start with S -- compare with Schepsel in line 8, Scheine in line 3.
Second character more like an "o" than like an "a".

My guess: Sony, possibly a sloppy (i.e. unfinished) version of Sonya or Sonyeh [you can just imaging the last syllable becoming inaudible as the 21 year old said her name...).

Are you sure it's Blacker and not Blacher?
1/21/2022 12:57 PM I thought the first name might be Ionny and the last name looked more like Blasher to me.
1/22/2022 8:28 AM It is Sary

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